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KCSMMHZ
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
for victims from aceh province in western indonesia. it is near the epicenter of the earthquake that triggered the tsunami. more than 160,000 people died in this province alone. at the event, the provincial governor emphasized the importance of passing down the memory of the disaster, so people do not forget it. countries are making steps to be better prepared for natural disasters. last year, ten asean member nations set up a disaster support center in jakarta, indonesia. >> translator: in order to prepare for a natural disaster it is vital to understand what one is. >> reporter: they are making steps to ensure they are prepared for natural disasters. >> reporter: they also set up a warehouse in malaysia to hold emergency supplies. aid was sent to the facility to the philippines where a typhoon struck earlier this month. also attending wednesday's ceremony were teachers from japan's northeastern region which was hit hard by a tsunami in march last year. they expressed empathy with the people of aceh province. >> translator: people in both japan and indonesia lost many precious things in the t
KCSMMHZ
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
of indonesia. it means tsunami in the local dialect. this song has been passed down for generations, ever since a major tsunami killed thousands when it struck the island over a century ago. ♪ >> reporter: children have been brought up on this and adults continue to sing it while tending to their fields. the song teaches people how to protect themselves from a tsunami and has been put in their minds. what should you do when an earthquake strikes? >> translator: ran toward the hilltop as fast as you can. >> reporter: after the 2004 indian ocean earthquake, many people remember the song did just that and headed for the hills. although over 160,000 people were either killed or remain missing in aceh province along, only 7 people died on this island which has a population of just 80,000. this is yoko takafuji who is on the island to study the song. >> translator: this song saved everyone's lives. through studying the song i believe we can integrate this local knowledge into future disaster prevention education. >> reporter: during her research, takafuji was further shocked to find in some communi
PBS
Dec 10, 2012 7:00pm PST
and india. the council experts say asian countries such as india and indonesia are likely to boost their military power. but they warn of an arms race in asia. if the u.s. scales back its military commitment in the region. they say some nations may begin developing nuclear weapons. new car sales are fueling china's economy. sales grew 8.2% in november from the same time last year. officials say nearly 1.8 million units were sold last month. japanese firms lost out after chinese consumers boycotted their vehicles over a territorial dispute. they saw a slight improvement last month. total new car sales this china were sluggish in september as japanese cars fell out of favorite. sales have been growing for two straight months since october. >>> the leaders of iraq say they are ready to make their country a mayor player in the global oil market. they will double and quadruple oil output. businesses from arrange the world are eyeing with fresh interest. >> reporter: it holds some of the world's largest untapped reserves. basri has hosted a four day trade show. the oil market is called b
KCSMMHZ
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
are the philippines, malaysia, indonesia, thailand, and vietnam. the bank official said third-quarter expansion in the philippines was high at 7.1%. they said rising consumption and public investment in malaysia is contributing to the region's growth. the story was different for japan. they lowered their 2012 growth estimate by 0.6 percentage points. they cited a drop in exports stemming from a territorial dispute with china. the bank officials say southeast asian economies are supported by solid domestic demand. they added the countries are relatively unaffected by the debt woes in europe. >>> as if to back up the ad bcs's projection, japan's economy remained out of steam in october. the latest key economic indicator fell for the seventh straight month. the cabinet office says the coincidence index of the economy ticked down 0.9 points from september to 90.6. the index tracks the current state of the economy and reflects activities like industrial output and employment. government officials trace the decline to the global economic slowdown. they said shipments of tvs and some other products su
KCSMMHZ
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
by small ma'ams. he honed his skills in indonesia but the spread of the sars virus forced him to rethink. >> what's an animal that will be large enough for production, safe enough for me to get close to, that's accessible and that has a single stomach so the beans aren't going to get destroyed. that's when i thought an elephant made sense. >> reporter: elephants are herbivores. they're able to ferment the coffee better, giving it a fruity taste. 8% of sales go towards caring for the ephants. the mahuts welcome the extra income. >> translator: making the coffee is easier than roaming the streets, performing for money. the elephants just have to do what comes naturally to make money now. >> there's always going to be an element of some humor to it but if i wanted this to be a joke, i would have released the coffee nine years ago when i was just starting out. i want this coffee, one it's got to taste good. when people are spending that kind of money it's got to be a good cup. i also want there to be a social cause attached to it. >> reporter: adventurous coffee lovers find the ultimate tast
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